Station of the cross

Station of the cross

Meditations on the suffering and Death of Jesus

Introductory Prayer

  • Jesus is condemned to death on the Cross.
  • Jesus accepts his Cross.
  • Jesus falls the first time.
  • Jesus meets his sorrowful Mother.
  • Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus carry his Cross.
  • Veronica wipes the face of Jesus.
  • Jesus falls second time.
  • Jesus meets and speaks to the women of Jerusalem.
  • Jesus falls third time.
  • Jesus striped of his garments.
  • Jesus is nailed to the Cross.
  • Jesus dies on the Cross.
  • Jesus is taken down from the Cross.
  • Jesus is placed in the tomb.
  • Closing Prayer (recalling the Resurrection)
    (At each station, contemplate the scene and pray a brief, heartfelt prayer.)

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